The 2024 NYBBS Summer Course will take place from Sunday 4 to Sunday 11 August.
Online applications are now invited for the 2024 National Youth Brass Band of Scotland (NYBBS) summer course at Strathallan School in Perthshire.
The Reserves / Senior residential course will take place from Sunday 4 to Sunday 11 August 2024 and the Children’s from Monday 5 to Sunday 11 August.
The 2024 event will be extra special in that the course will culminate in a celebration of the life and legacy of Richard Evans, former NYBBS conductor emeritus, on Sunday 11 August.
Tickets for this ‘Strath in the Park’ commemorative occasion, which will take place from 11am to 4.30pm, are now available via Eventbrite.
Further information about the course can be obtained from the Scottish Brass Band Association education officer John Boax at firstname.lastname@example.org
The National Youth Brass Band of Scotland
The National Youth Reserve Brass Band of Scotland
Conducted by John Boax, The National Youth Reserve Brass Band of Scotland (for players aged 14 -22 inclusive) is designed to nurture young musicians who are well on their way to reaching the high standards required by the premier level of NYBBS, or those awaiting a vacancy to arise in NYBBS. The band offers its members plenty of inspiration, support and opportunities to progress, guided by a collection of highly experienced musicians and additional performance opportunities, making it an ideal stepping stone up to the next stage.
The National Children's Brass Band of Scotland
Conducted by Alan Fernie, The National Children's Brass Band of Scotland provides a wonderful opportunity for young, less experienced musicians (aged 13 or under), to enjoy the pleasures of playing in a full band of like-minded enthusiasts.
The band is led and supported by a team of dedicated and experienced musicians, offering a perfect introduction to the wider world of brass band music and highlighting the many opportunities music can provide aspiring players.